Description - Illumination Night by Alice Hoffman
Vonny lives on the island of Martha's Vineyard with her husband Andre and son Simon. Their neighbour Elizabeth, a woman in her seventies, falls from an upstairs window and her granddaughter Jody is summoned to nurse her through her convalescence. The scene is set for a magical story of love and loneliness, of terror and human frailty, of the mystery and grace of ordinary experience. Alice Hoffman's ability to fuse the domestic and the mythic in a narrative of such gentle yet magnetic force confirms her stature as one of the most gifted of American novelists.
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(198mm x 128mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - Alice Hoffman
Alice Hoffman is the bestselling author of many successful novels and screenplays, including Here on Earth (Oprah Book Club Choice in 1998), Turtle Moon, Practical Magic (made into a recent major film), Local Girls and The River King. She lives in Massachusetts.